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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeadpandead‧pan /ˈdedpæn/ adjective  EXPRESSION ON somebody'S FACEsounding and looking completely serious when you are saying or doing something funnydeadpan voice/expression etc deadpan humour
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deadpanThis, and the fact that Mike was a competitor, seemed to get Dmitri edgy: his face went entirely deadpan."We're out of gas, so I guess you'll have to walk home, " he said, giving me a deadpan expression.a deadpan expressionGarcia turns in another soulful-eyed but deadpan performance.The third lady who wants more than lunch is Bowles, who describes their flight from convention in deadpan style.
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